The laughter continues on day three of the Jones’s family holiday. Today the kids swapped their skis for sledges and took to the slopes. Screams of delight could be heard across Courchevel as they tore down the mountain.
In between sledging, colouring, dancing and singing, the kids even found time to make pizzas for lunch.
We guarantee you won’t make it to the end of this one without laughing!
We recently hosted the Jones family in chalet Darkoum Lama in Courchevel 1850. This was the first time the family had been on a VIP SKI holiday and the first time the children had hit the slopes. Whilst in Courchevel they filmed a video diary of their holiday.
Check out the first in a 5-part series following their VIP SKI holiday experience. ‘Day one’ shows the kids first lesson with Oxygene Ski School and they give us their review of chalet Darkoum Lama and the chalet hosts.
We think it’s safe to say, they “abso-dootely loved it”
“Snow is falling…all around me” ok maybe it’s a bit too early for Christmas songs but it’s certainly fitting because in case you didn’t hear, winter has officially arrived across the alps! A huge snow storm made its way across the French and Austrian alps this week and has turned our resorts into winter wonderlands.
So how is it looking across France?
Our team sent us this sunny shot from just outside The Farmhouse chalet on Tuesday morning. Temperatures were around -7 and I think it’s safe to say the snow isn’t going anywhere for a while.
With so much snow arriving in the Three Valleys, Courchevel hosted a very special early opening day on Wednesday. Those lucky enough to live nearby took advantage of the fantastic conditions and we received these great photos from the resort.
The lifts in Meribel don’t open until early December but there’s been reports of locals hiking up the mountains to enjoy some of the fresh powder – I can’t say I blame them, the conditions sound simply unmissable.
Our very own La Plagne webcam has been reporting blue skies and fresh snow all week. With exactly one month until it opens, we’re so excited for the start of another season in La Plagne.
Portes du Soleil
On their way back from Val d’Isere our team went via Morzine to visit our new Colibri chalets. They told us snow conditions were as good as Val d’Isere and couldn’t believe how cold it was. Our Sales Director even spotted someone out on the piste in Les Gets, clearly the locals are already taking advantage of the fresh snow.
Avoriaz has reported over 60cm of snow and we can’t wait to see what the next few weeks will bring.
Living up to its reputation of the Island of the sun, conditions in Alpe d’Huez look ideal. There’s plenty of fresh snow, temperatures are remaining low, and the sun is still shining. Preparation is now well underway to get the resort ready for it’s opening on 2nd December.
Over in Austria
Looking at the St Anton webcams you would think it’s practically the middle of the winter – not the beginning! With just three weeks to go until the resort opens on 9th December we’re certainly very excited by the photos we’re seeing from resort.
The Lech tourist board have been counting down to the start of the season with daily updates on their Facebook page. We’re all incredibly jealous of those who have managed to sneak out of the office and up the mountain to enjoy some fresh powder.
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